More children in our region are prepared for kindergarten, thanks to the work of Success By 6®, the driving force behind ensuring all children have access to high-quality early learning experiences and enter kindergarten with a strong foundation. For more information, go to www.sb6uwgc.org.
The importance of quality rated early care and education centers has been embraced throughout our multi-county region. In April, 2007, there were 63 rated centers; in April, 2011, there were 156 - a 148% increase.
– 9,656 students enrolled in United Way-funded programs participated two or more times per week in structured after school activities.
John's Story - Cincinnati Arts & Technology Center
John got help catching up where he was behind in credit hours as well as in areas such as punctuality and time management. Without CATC, he says, "I know I wouldn't have graduated. "It's like a quiet secret to a lot of people...It gives you a backbone and support system."
By 2020, at least 85% of children will be prepared for kindergarten:
2012 EDUCATION Impact Report: Children Prepared for Kindergarten (pdf)
By 2020, at least 85% of youth will graduate from high school, prepared for life, college and career:
2012 EDUCATION Impact Report: Youth Graduate High School (pdf)
United Way helps ensure that every child has the chance to succeed. To achieve that goal, we invest in, and partner with, programs and organizations that provide:
Click here to learn more about ways you can help prepare children for kindergarten and help youth achieve and succeed.
Learn about KCHIP - helping with health care for Kentucky kids under 19 whose families meet income guidelines.
|Feed your child's appetitefor learning. Learn more at bornlearning.com.|
|These four represent an army of volunteers who administer the KRA-L (Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Literacy) to help make area children will succeed in school. Read their stories.|